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5 from 1 vote

Puy Lentil Soup

Hearty and healthy puy lentil soup that is easy to make and very filling.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Soup
Servings: 4
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 carrots chopped
  • 2 sticks celery chopped
  • 1 x 400g/14 oz can of Puy lentils
  • 1 lt/1 3/4 pints chicken stock
  • 4 slices parma ham
  • 1 tsp dried oregano and thyme
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil/dukkah to serve


  • Heat the oil in a soup pan and saute the onion for 5 minutes then add the garlic for 2 minutes.
  • Add the carrots, celery and all spices and herbs and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Drain and rince the puy lentils and add to the pan along with the stock and parma ham.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Scoop out half of the soup and blitz the remainder in the pan with a stick blender.
  • Return the remainder of the soup to the pan so you have a good mix of smooth and chunky veggies to give great texture .
  • Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and a spoonful of dukkah.


gluten free, sugar free